Meetings

BFK holds public meetings as needed; “all-hands” meetings are not currently scheduled on a fixed basis.  Committees may meet more regularly according to their own schedules and release meeting notes or minutes as they see best.  We strive to email minutes to BFK participants one-two weeks after a public meeting during which minutes have been recorded.  Some BFK meetings are not formal; minutes are not always kept. This page is updated as time permits to facilitate open access to minutes previously sent to participants; minutes are most recent version available. Dates are coded in YYMMDD format.

There may be inadvertent omissions in this list.  Please let us know if you have minutes for any BFK meetings not listed below!

Note that until our participants named our network “Bike Friendly Kalamazoo” (“BFK” for short), minutes reflected a more generic working name (specifically, Bike Friendly Community or BFC).

BFK All-Hands Public Meeting Notice
November 21, 2019; 4:30-5:30pm; KRESA Main Office; Conference Rm D (1819 E Milham Ave, Portage, MI 49002)
Goals: Continue to explore partnerships to: initiate “Be Bright” bike light campaign; bring League of American Bicyclists Cycling Instructor skills training program to area.  Serve as drop-off for early-bird Bike Week 2020 event submission forms.  Please see minutes of our meeting in October for additional links and information.

Minutes, Notes and Related BFK Documents

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Minutes 191024

Minutes 190627

“Local Bicycling Developments – 2019 & Beyond” Presentations 190515

Minutes 190328

Proceedings 190228

KBW 2019 Planning Session Results – Sortable Tallies – from 180920 (List of new ideas for Kalamazoo Bike Week 2019)

Bike Week 2019 Planning Session Summary 180920

“Local Bicycling Developments – 2018 & Beyond” Presentations 180516

Minutes 180326 (See here for additional ideas for making the community more bike friendly received after these minutes were released)

Minutes 170824

“Local Bicycling Developments – 2017 & Beyond” Presentations 170517

Minutes 170119

Bike Route Funding Brainstorming Meeting Notes 160811

Minutes 160804

“Local Bicycling Developments – 2016 & Beyond” Presentations 160518

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Education Committee Notes 140312

Education Committee Notes 140212

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Route Planning Advisory Vote Results 121025

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Minutes and Brainstorm Ideas From 110908

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